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Thailand Part Ways with Akira Nishino

Thailand’s national football team has officially relieved head coach Akira Nishino of his duties, as announced by official sources. This decision follows a disappointing end to Thailand’s 2022 World Cup Qualifying campaign, where they drew one and lost two of their final three matches to finish fourth in Group G behind Vietnam, the UAE and […]

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What Really Happened to Thai Football?

“If Thai fans want to see Thailand playing in the World Cup, I’ll tell you how … go home to your bed, sleep and dream.” – Coach ‘Heng’ Witthaya Laohakul.  The final whistle at Al-Maktoum Stadium on Monday night meant that Thailand finished fourth in the World Cup Qualifiers Asian Zone Round 2 Group G. […]

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World Cup failure piles pressure on Thailand boss Nishino

When Thailandโ€™s hopes of progress in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers were ended by a 3-1 defeat to the UAE on Monday, fans were left wondering where it had all gone wrong. Five years ago, the War Elephants were indisputably the best side in Southeast Asia. They were defending AFF Suzuki Cup champions and the […]

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Leicester City’s ‘Iniesta’ on standby for injury-hit Thailand

One name stands out from the rest when looking at the squad list for Thailandโ€™s Group G World Cup qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates in June. In a squad that is missing the quality of Theerathon Bunmathan and Teerasil Dangda, the star man remains Chanathip Songkrasin, whose four-year affiliation with J.League club Consadole Sapporo […]

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